The 20-year-old Rhode Islander who brought the Miss Universe crown back to the U.S. for the first time in 15 years is hoping that her quick rise through the beauty pageant ranks and onstage stumble will show women that anything is possible.
A Michigan beauty queen who made headlines two years ago by becoming the first Arab-American crowned Miss USA will stand trial in March on a drunken-driving charge unless a plea deal is reached, a judge said Wednesday.
By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press LAS VEGAS – Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette says he’s happy a pageant queen from Tennessee lost to Miss California USA Alyssa Campanella because her onstage answer to a question about burning Korans ran afoul of the First Amendment. The vocal half of illusionist duo Penn and Teller […]
BY: OSKAR GARCIA LAS VEGAS – A 21-year-old auburn-haired California model won the Miss USA crown Sunday night and will represent the nation in this year’s Miss Universe pageant. Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles topped a field of 51 beauty queens to take the title at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las […]
SAN DIEGO – Former Miss California Carrie Prejean is now Mrs. Kyle Boller, after marrying the Oakland Raiders quarterback at a San Diego resort. The San Diego Union Tribune says the dethroned beauty queen and the 29-year-old quarterback tied the knot late Friday in a private ceremony at the Grand Del Mar. Among the guests […]
LAS VEGAS — These photos happened in Vegas, but surely won’t stay there. Contestants in this year’s Miss USA pageant stripped down to their lingerie for a racy photo shoot that’s generating heated opinions on whether it’s going too far in search of TV ratings. A YouTube video of the photo shoot posted by the pageant […]
LAS VEGAS Network and pageant officials say celebrity chef Curtis Stone and NBC correspondent Natalie Morales will host the 2010 Miss USA pageant next month in Las Vegas. Officials said Wednesday that the show would also feature performances from country star Trace Adkins and pop-rock band Boys Like Girls. The pageant airs live May 16 […]
Attention Perez Hilton. You’ll be delighted to know that “America’s Next Top Model” winner Teyona Anderson has a decidedly diferrent view on gay marriage than Miss California Carrie Prejean. “I think whatever makes you happy you should be able to do,” Anderson said during a live chat on Fancast. Anderson was responding a question similar […]
Shanna Moakler confirms to USMagazine.com that she has resigned her position as pageant director of the Miss California USA organization, saying that it is in her “best interest” to exit at this time. “I cannot with a clear conscious move forward supporting and promoting the Miss Universe Organization when I no longer believe in it, […]
In a press conference earlier this morning, Miss USA overlord, Donald Trump announced that Carrie Prejean will get to keep her Miss California crown. “We’ve really studied these photos,” he said. “We’ve made a determination that everything we’ve seen to date that she’s done—some were very beautiful, some were risqué—the pictures taken were acceptable, were […]